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A Belfast-based wearable technology company has secured a six-figure sum in a funding round. ntennaWare, which was founded last year as a spin-out from Queen’s University, raised the support through a seed funding round led by QUBIS, the commercialisation arm of Queen’s. The round also included Techstart NI investment from Techstart Ventures, which supports start-ups. …

There’s a lot of interest right now in how different microbiomes–like the one made up of all the bacteria in our guts–could be harnessed to boost human health and cure disease. But Daniel Segrè has set his sights on a much more ambitious vision for how the microbiome could be manipulated for good: “To help …

The report says 11.3 million people are covered through the health law’s marketplaces, where subsidized private plans are offered. An additional 14.8 million are covered through expanded Medicaid, the report adds. All but a dozen states have accepted the law’s Medicaid expansion, which mainly serves low-income working adults. And 1 million are covered by so-called …

A medical worker conducts a rapid test for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on a Taiwanese resident following an increasing number of locally transmitted cases at Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, June 2, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang Taiwan’s health ministry will receive an extra T$79.2 billion ($2.87 billion) in spending to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, including buying vaccines, …

If Mr. Biden’s plans were enacted, the government would spend what amounts to nearly a quarter of the nation’s total economic output every year over the course of the next decade. It would collect tax revenues equal to just under one fifth of the total economy. In each year of Mr. Biden’s budget, the government …

An employee of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) works inside the company headquarters in Mumbai March 14, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo Indian software company Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS.NS) (TCS) is seeing acceleration in some parts of its business across Europe as the pandemic pushed companies to adopt new technologies more rapidly, a top executive said. …

Opportunities in the pandemic economy are buoying business and innovation in Vancouver’s technology district and elsewhere around the province | Chung Chow While much of the businesses world was in a state of paralysis at the outset of the pandemic last year, Brent Holliday recalls a pall of uncertainty hanging over the tech investor community. “Every investor …

Understanding spoken words, developing normal speech – cochlear implants enable people with profound hearing impairment to gain a great deal in terms of quality of life. However, background noises are problematic and significantly compromise the comprehension of speech of people with cochlear implants. The team led by Tobias Moser from the Institute for Auditory …

Tesla: Bitcoin sales and environmental credits boost profits  BBC News Tesla posts record net income of $438 million, revenue surges by 74%  CNBC Tesla posts Q1 earnings that top estimates, doubles down on eventual 50% annual deliveries growth target  Yahoo Finance Tesla Model S fatalities renew questions about Autopilot system  Automotive News Tesla Sold $272M Bitcoin In Q1 — …

Healthy, young volunteers who have previously had COVID-19 will be deliberately exposed to coronavirus for a second time to see how the immune system responds, as part of a new U.K. study. Researchers at the University of Oxford on Monday launched the “human challenge” trial to investigate what happens when volunteers who have recovered from the …